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April 9, 2008
On February 14, 2005, Prime Minister Rafiq Hariri and 22 other were killed in a bomb attack in Beirut.  The act was immediately condemned as a "terrorist bombing" in a formal...
April 9, 2008
This armorial stamp graces the front and back covers of several tall folios from the Roman-Canon Law Collection of the Association of the Bar of the City of New York.I have...
April 8, 2008
For those interested in the recent legal developments in China, here's a list of new Chinese library acquisitions. They include commentaries on the new Property Law and...
April 8, 2008
 Sometimes the Internet feels slow and there has been a lot of scary press recently about it slowing down further as it gets more congested.  Well, maybe we don't have to...
April 8, 2008
 Article 9 of the Japanese Constitution renounces war and prohibits Japan from maintaining the potential to make war.  Over the past few years, the very popular provision has...
April 8, 2008
This rubbing is from the front cover of one of the volumes from the Roman-Canon Law Collection of the Association of the Bar of the City of New York. I would be grateful if...
April 7, 2008
 The Library of Congress has launched a series of multinational, comparative legal studies on the rights of children.   "Children’s Rights examines sixteen nations, across...

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